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Police: Man shot at for leaning over fence

Charles Campbell (Source: LMDC) Charles Campbell (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville man was arrested Monday afternoon for allegedly shooting near a man for leaning over his fence.

Charles Campbell, 46, is accused of firing two shots from his rifle at a man.

According to the police report, Campbell grew angry because the victim was leaning over a fence that surrounded Campbell's property on Glenda Court, near Shelbyville Road and North Hurstbourne Parkway.

Campbell allegedly asked the the man if he was aware of the "Castle Law," a Kentucky statute that gives residents the right to use deadly force when they have "a reasonable fear of imminent peril of death."

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The police report goes on to say that while the victim was still leaning over the fence, Campbell fired two shots from an AR-15 Bushmaster into the ground approximately 10 feet in front of the victim.

After being arrested, Campbell gave a statement and admitted to firing the shots, his arrest report says.

He was charged with one count of wanton endangerment.

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